American Evolution is actively engaging with individuals and organizations throughout Virginia. Through our various events and digital platforms, we encourage everyone to participate in the commemoration.

Partner Program: Fire Bell in the Night
October 6, 2018

Partner Program: Fire Bell in the Night

On a guided tour in and around Jefferson's retreat house, guests will interact with historical actors and interpreters as they ...
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"Evolution of America: 1619 to Today" Screening
October 15, 2018

“Evolution of America: 1619 to Today” Screening

Evolution of America: 1619 to Today is a one-hour documentary that explores the events and issues of this seemingly obscure ...
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Partner Program: Justine L. Nusbaum Lecture: The American Civil Rights Movement and the Women Who Started It
October 25, 2018

Partner Program: Justine L. Nusbaum Lecture: The American Civil Rights Movement and the Women Who Started It

Dr. Charles Marsh will discuss the religious beliefs behind the American civil rights movement and highlight the women who enacted ...
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Partner Program: Fire, Flour, & Fork Festival
November 1-4, 2018

Partner Program: Fire, Flour, & Fork Festival

Annual food festival that highlights Richmond’s contributions to the country, from the Powhatan Indians to the First Thanksgiving, to Mary ...
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Partner Program: Root to Table
November 3, 2018

Partner Program: Root to Table

Taste of Blue Ridge announces the First Annual Blue Ridge Root to Table Harvest Dinner: The Evolution of Virginian Cuisine: ...
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Partner Program: Engagement Conference
November 7-9, 2018

Partner Program: Engagement Conference

Engagement for the Public Good Conference (November 2019 as well) ...
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"The Partner Program: Norfolk Seamstress Who Said No": The Political Legacy of Evelyn T. Butts
November 8, 2018

“The Partner Program: Norfolk Seamstress Who Said No”: The Political Legacy of Evelyn T. Butts

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Evelyn T. Butts was orphaned at the age of 10, worked as a seamstress, and supplemented ...
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Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend and Legacy
November 14, 2018

Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend and Legacy

Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend, and Legacy is a half-day symposium at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture intended to tell ...
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“Evolution of America: 1619 to Today” Screening
December 6, 2018

“Evolution of America: 1619 to Today” Screening

“Evolution of America: 1619 to Today” is a one-hour documentary that explores the events and issues of this seemingly obscure ...
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ALL EVENTS

SIGNATURE EVENTS

See how we are commemorating 400 years of Virginia and American history.

EXHIBITIONS

Museums, foundations, and cultural institutions showcase 400 years of American culture and history.

PARTNER PROGRAMS

Our educational programs
highlight Virginia’s significant
role in American history.